Halifax Central Library hosts Word on the Street festival – The Chronicle Herald

Halifax Central Library hosts Word on the Street festival – The Chronicle Herald

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 2015273 Views

September 13, 2015

It’s been on the street, at the Cunard Centre and on the waterfront, but this year Word on the Street is hanging out at the library.

Facing a funding crunch, the festival has been edited somewhat this year but still promises to deliver the best in Atlantic Canadian literature.

Lesley Dunn, board chairwoman, said the venue change marks a return to its roots for the festival, which grew up on Spring Garden Road 20 years ago.

“Certainly, a reduction in funding caused us to think more creatively about where we were going to be and how we were going to reduce some of our costs,” Dunn said.

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